Vaccine hesitancy is frustrating. But it’s a worldwide phenomenon. Olga Khazan in The Atlantic on What’s Really Behind Global Vaccine Hesitancy. “Something as complex as vaccine hesitancy is bound to have many causes, but research suggests that one fundamental instinct drives it: A lack of trust. Getting people to overcome their hesitancy will require restoring their trust in science, their leaders, and, quite possibly, one another. The crisis of vaccine hesitancy and the crisis of cratering trust in institutions are one and the same.”

+ So it makes sense that the hesitancy around vaccine advice would extend to other areas of health. NPR: The NIH director on why Americans aren’t getting healthier, despite medical advances.